Air Education and Training Command News

  • AETC turns 80: First Step, First Flight, First Command

    Air Education and Training Command celebrates its 80th anniversary Jan. 23, 2022, with the overarching theme being, “First Step, First Flight, First Command,” signifying the command’s foundational impact across the Air Force in developing Airmen of character.

  • Passion drives 363rd TRS instructor to create ready, agile Airmen

    Tech. Sgt. Alyxandra Anguiano, F-22 and F-35 weapons course instructor supervisor, has been the embodiment of the mantra and mission of the 82nd Training Wing since arriving in December 2017, the time she began developing agile and modern weapons troops ready to perform anywhere, anytime.

  • New 2nd AF commander ready to train, develop, lead Airmen of tomorrow

    The 2nd Air Force’s newest commander, Maj. Gen. Michele C. Edmondson, completed her first official visit to the largest technical training wing in the Air Force, Aug. 25, 2021, giving her an opportunity to witness real-time training and observe the newest technology used to train today’s Airmen for

  • Drew takes command of 82nd TRW, set to develop Airmen AF needs

    Brig. Gen. Lyle K. Drew took command of 82nd Training Wing, the largest and most diverse of the four technical wings in Air Education and Training Command and Air Force, during a change of command ceremony here. Maj. Gen. Andrea D. Tullos, 2nd Air Force commander, officiated the ceremony.

  • Process underway to modernize power production CDCs

    The Air Force stays ahead by always seeking to improve, upgrade or innovate the way we do things. Stagnation is the killer of excellence and members from the 366th Training Squadron’s electrical power production apprentice course are working on a new innovation to modernize training.

  • Sheppard shovels out from under historic snowstorm

    After a crippling winter weather that halted technical and pilot training at Sheppard AFB for a week is becoming an afterthought of sorts as snow and ice disappears from the North Texas landscape and the installation prepares to get training under way again.

  • Building blocks of cyberspace

    The 338th Training Squadron is transitioning their curriculum into building blocks to create modules available for multiple career fields as needed for cyber training.Each career field works with cyber more and more as technologies continue to advance and cyber information that takes more than a

  • AC-130W Stinger II adds modern relevance to technical training

    A new aircraft arrived here Oct. 19, 2020, that will provide some much-needed firepower and an advanced training platform for armament and crew chief Airmen in Training in the near future. The AC-130W Stinger II from Cannon AFB, New Mexico, will serve as a new ground instructional trainer for ammo

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